*** NOVEL: The Great Divorce AUTHOR: C.S. Lewis YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1945 REVIEW: *** I have been reading The Great C.S. Lewis Reread by Matt Mikalatos, which is, exactly as it sounds, an online column in which Mikalatos re-reads as an adult an author who greatly influenced his literary and theological development. I’ve appreciated his … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves: The Great Divorce
Looking for something to read in honor of Halloween, I thought of Alvin Schwartz.
I purchased Ghosts of New York after reading about it in The New York Times Book Review, specifically, after reading [a] passage quoted from the book…
*** BOOK: Ghostly EDITOR AND ILLUSTRATOR: Audrey Niffenegger YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2015 REVIEW: *** I’m not at all sure why I decided to read a collection of ghost stories in the middle of summer. Everyone knows that you either wait until October for the spooky stuff, or you do the Victorian thing and enjoy them … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – Ghostly (2015)
*** NOVEL: The Sun Also Rises AUTHOR: Ernest Hemingway YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1926 REVIEW: *** I picked up a copy of The Sun Also Rises at the Hemingway House in Key West when I visited recently, and read it on the plane on my way home. (I’d read it before, but it had been many … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves: The Sun Also Rises